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"But for art, man would die of boredom!"

Francis Newton Souza was born in 1924 in Saligao, Goa. After losing his father at a very young age and being afflicted by a serious bout of small pox, he vowed to go about life his own way. Souza was expelled for participating in the Quit India Movement while studying at the Sir J J School of Art in Mumbai. In 1947, he founded the Progressive Artists' Group along with S H Raza, M F...



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  Lot 42 of 150  


Estimate
$4,000 - 6,000
Rs 2,60,000 - 3,90,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza

a) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 62' (upper centre)
1962
Ink on paper
13 x 19.75 in (33 x 50 cm)

b) Untitled (Mother and Child)
Signed and dated 'Souza 59' (upper right)
1959
Pencil on paper
9.75 x 7.5 in (24.5 x 19 cm)

c) Words and Lines, London: Villiers, 1959, from a limited edition of nine hundred and fifty

(Set of two and a book)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from Grosvenor Gallery
Property of a Distinguished Landowner, UK

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 


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